Navigating Professional Roadblocks Using Persuasive Communication Skills

Navigating Professional Roadblocks Using Persuasive Communication Skills

Monday, October 18
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM (Central Time)
Location:
CE: 1.0
Level 2 (intermediate knowledge/experience)
Activity Code: 163853

We’ve all been told “NO!” in the professional world. Is that always the end of the road? This session will help you drive through professional roadblocks and navigate oncoming challenges by communicating more effectively. Persuasive communications skills are vital for expanding existing relationships and getting that “YES!” response you’re striving for. Whether you’re discussing a controversial idea, pitching a product or offering a professional service, learning to be more persuasive is vital to reaching your destination. The speakers will help audience members customize their message to engage potential partners, listen with intention, negotiate desirable outcomes by asking the right questions and fully engage others to close the distance between their goals and their listener’s mindset.

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate techniques to improve personal persuasive communication skills that transform viewpoints.
  • Customize unique messages to improve collaborative relationships across multiple settings.
  • Evaluate and adapt approaches in difficult situations to achieve desired outcomes.

Performance Indicators:

  • 2.1.3 Tailors message to meet the needs of the target audience.
  • 2.1.6 Evaluates the effectiveness of the communication.
  • 4.2.3 Demonstrates insight into personal expertise and limitations.

    Moderator(s)

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    Donna Martin, EdS, RDN, LD, SNS, FAND

    Director School Nutrition Program

    Burke County Board of Education

  • Speaker(s)

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    Clancy Harrison, MS, RDN, FAND

    Founder

    The Food Dignity Project

  • Navigating Professional Roadblocks Using Persuasive Communication Skills -

    Julie Stefanski, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDCES, FAND

    Senior Editor, Foods & Nutrition

    Goodheart-Willcox Publisher